Thyme & Elderflower Infused Gin

A delicious, flavoursome infused Gin recipe by Andrew Boyd

Prep Time  10 Minutes

Cook Time  2 Hours

Andrew has worked at Grant for over two years, and is an invaluable addition to the Sales & Marketing Team. He currently supports the Data Acquisition side of the business as a Sales Coordinator and technical specialist. Based in Essex, outside work Andrew enjoys playing hockey, travelling with his fiancé Amy and cooking new dishes with his Primo Sous Vide Water Bath!


  • 750ml London dry Gin or similar
  • 4 Thyme sprigs
  • 1 large lemon
  • 50ml Elderflower cordial
  • 2 tbsp Demerara sugar


  • Fill your sous vide water bath with water and preheat to 58ºC (137ºF).
  • Slice the lemon into thin slices.
  • Place the lemon slices, Demerara sugar, Elderflower cordial and Thyme into a resealable bag.
  • Add the London Dry Gin to the resealable bag. Remove as much air from the bag as possible with your hands before sealing. Ensure you keep the Gin bottle as this will be needed later.
  • Add your bag to the sous vide water bath and leave to infuse for two hours.

To Garnish

  • Tonic water
  • Lemon slices
  • Crushed ice
  • Cucumber slices
  • Thyme sprigs

To Serve

  • Once two hours have elapsed, add the bag to a bath of ice water to cool for 1 hour or until cold.
  • Open a corner of the resealable bag and sieve the mixture back into the Gin bottle using a funnel, ensuring the infused Gin is smooth.
  • Add a small measure ot the infused Gin to a cocktail glass before adding tonic water.
  • Garnish with lemon and cucumber slices, crushed ice and a sprig of Thyme to finish. Enjoy!